10.6.5 Snow Leopard Update Breaks Letterbox Mail.app Plugin – Quick Fix

For you Letterbox - Mail.app plugin lovers out there here is a quick fix to get you back it working in 10.6.5 Snow Leopard. First off you will need the new "SupportedPluginCompatibilityUUIDs".

  1. 857A142A-AB81-4D99-BECC-D1B55A86D94E
  2. BDD81F4D-6881-4A8D-94A7-E67410089EEB

Then you will need a program to edit info.plist files. If you have developer tools installed you will use Property List Editor if not you will need a program that will edit an .xml file like my favorite Texwrangler.


Next you have to find and edit the info.plist for [...]

MacHeist 3 to Have Live Reveal Show

This Tuesday night at 8pm EDT, MacHeist will be revealing the applications for MacHeist 3. Veronica Belmont, Lisa Bettany, and Chris Pirillo will host live coverage of the reveal. If you have been doing the missions you would have already received over 300.00 in applications. To view the live show head over to MacHeist.com on Tuesday March 24th at 8:00 EDT.

MacWorld Expo 2009: Interview with VP

This past Friday I was given the opportunity to speak with Paul Kent,  Vice President and General Manager for Macworld Conference and Expo. We spoke about the upcoming event (January 5 - 9) and how New Mac Users would enjoy this Expo. At the 2008 Macworld Expo and Conference, 25% of the 45,000 people who attended were first time Macworld attendees. This year Macworld Expo would like to increase that number. On the show floor there will be the Macworld Learning Center with free education taught by the folks from Tidbits.com and a New User Lounge where you can come in and use a charging [...]

Live Video coverage of WWDC Keynote

From PrMac

The Digital Lifestyle will be providing live coverage before, during, and after Steve Jobs' keynote address at Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference, Monday June 9th. Live video coverage will begin at noon ET / 9AM PT, one hour before the scheduled start of the Keynote. Throughout the Keynote, The Digital Lifestyle will summarize and comment on the latest details from blogs across the internet. 


New Sidebar Item For You

We have just added a new side bar item for you from amazon. If you use amazon to buy your music and then move your songs to itunes. Then please help us out by using the side bar to buy the song you want. It is very easy to use. Just click the play button on the widget and a listing of the top songs will show up. Run through the listings and pick the songs you want. if you want to preview the song just use the small play button. If you like it hit the buy button and amazon will take care of the rest.

Let us know in the comments if you have any problems with the service. I hope you enjoy the [...]

First Apple Store in South Carolina to be in Charleston

Being an Apple lover that lives in the Upstate of South Carolina I am happy and sad all at the same time to hear that the first apple store will be going up on King Street in Charlest

I am happy because that means Apple has really looked at our area. Sad because they picked a location that is 3 and a half hours away. I live in Greenville SC which is at the opposite end of the state. Here is Greenville we only have one place that is selling Macs to us locally and that is a in shop called iPlace on Pelham Road. They are more of a repair shop than a sales store so they have a limited on hand [...]

New Look – Same great content

Here at New Mac User we got tired of the theme we were using on our Wordpress driven blog. So we decided to go for a new one. we are using the "iPhone Theme" by All 4 Wordpress. We have heavily modified it to suit our needs. Please let us know what you think of it or if you see any errors.

We will slowly be adding out ads back in as we are trying to make some new ad deals and move away from Google Ads (
). Thank you for your continued support. If it were not for our readers we could not deliver the content we do.

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If you have a love of Macs and want a place to get your word out here is the chance. NewMacUser.com wants to get some help with the content. Currently I am a team of one and would love to get some help with the content. There is currently no money involved mainly because there is little to now money coming fro the ads we placed on the site. Over the last year we just covered the cost of the domain and the hosting. So if you have an idea for a post or would like to become a staple here at NewMacUser hit the contact link at the top of the page and let us know about you.